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The latest curated art & cultural events from around Hong Kong

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The solo exhibit of emerging Chinese artist Na Wei features a series of paintings that recreate textures of fabrics and mixed media.  
Alisan Fine Arts, Central

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This is the first Hong Kong exhibit of Germany-based ink artist Yang Qi, whose expressionism-inspired works have been shown across Europe.
Hanart TZ, Central

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A major retrospective of Chu Hing Wah, Living in Compassion showcases the fine brush work and sensitive spirit of the established local artist.

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Disconcerting religious practices, sneaky alien activity and magical weirdness feature in Hong Kong Film Critics Society’s occult-themed festival.
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall , Yau Tsim Mong

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This opera-in-concert will see the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and renowned international opera artists perform the final chapter of Wagner’s bombastic Ring Cycle.
Kwai Fung Hin Gallery, Central

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Introducing the contemporary ink art of Guangzhou-born artist Pan Gongkai, this exhibit showcases large-scale works that that fuse together Eastern and Western aesthetics.

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Presented by the Hong Kong French Film Festival, this retrospective honours the life and career of influential French Filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville by screening six of his movies, alongside Johnnie To’s Vengeance.  
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Central

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The ninth Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival will feature six ticketed concerts, including a chamber music concert for kids.

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Hosted by the Sun Museum, this series of free lectures will offer a closer look at various topics in Chinese Culture, such as incense, tea, flowers and cosmetics.
Tang Contemporary Art, Central

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Presenting works by the venerable the French-Chinese artists created with Hong Kong in mind, this exhibit is rich with symbolism pertaining to culture, history and memory.
Rossi and Rossi, Wong Chuk Hang

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Italian-born, New York-based artist Massimo Antonaci uses the recurring motif of the wheel to invoke enigma, in this show bringing the symbolism of fire into that mix.
Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum, Yau Tsim Mong

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The Sky Show “KAGAYA’s Aurora” offers a look at different auroras captured by time-lapse photography and allows audiences to connect to nature in a unique way.
Tai Hang Tung Storage Tank, Sham Shui Po

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Hong Kong’s oldest, and huge underground storage tank unit is given a temporary new media face lift by artist Kingsley Ng, who creates a symbolic and sensitive installation drawing on the theme of extreme weather and how humans handle it.

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Liang Yi  explores the themes of loss, absence, and return in the process of building a collection of antique Chinese furniture as inspired by three movements from Beethoven’s Les Adieux and the history of the museum.  
Exhibition Venue & Multi-functional Room 5-11, 3/F, Comix Home Base , Wan Chai

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This free, touring exhibition showcases the history and development of Hong Kong comics from the 1960s to present.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Pokfulam

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Rarely shown in such a large group display, the University of Hong Kong’s exhibit features exquisite art from Ifugao, Bontoc and Kankanaey tribes in the northern Luzon region of the Philippines.
Karin Weber Gallery, Central

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Part three of the gallery’s “Materials in Focus” series feature ceramic works by local emerging artists who redefine the handmade from a creative craft into fine art.
Hong Kong Film Archive Cinema , Eastern District

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Hosted by the Hong Kong Film Archive, this special programme is an opportunity to meet Jimmy Lin, one of Hong Kong’s most popular movies stars of the 1960s, and to see six of his movies on the big screen.

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Presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFF), this mini movie programme screens the last two films of the late acclaimed French director Jacques Rivette, Don’t Touch the Axe a.k.a. The Duchess of Langeais and Around a Small

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New York-based artist Spencer Yeh has synthesized a selection of new and old moving-image works into an immersive installation spanning both floors of the gallery.
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai

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KidsFest, one of the largest theatre events in Asia aimed at children, returns to Hong Kong for its seventh edition in January 2018.
Taikoo Place, Hong Kong Island

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Launched by Taikoo Place, this family-friendly Sunday-market-on-wheels is a colourful and fun experience that encourages sustainable living.
Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy Performing Arts , Wan Chai

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Following two seasons in London’s West End, the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s much-loved musical CATS comes to Hong Kong.

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Showcasing smart design and architecture with talks and public guided tours across the Hong Kong and Shenzhen, this Bi-City Biennale aims to raise greater awareness about sustainability in city planning.

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Two acclaimed and chilling 90s thrillers, Silence of the Lambs and Se7en , are brought back to the silver screen in a mini film programme hosted by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFF).

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Co-presented by Goethe-Institut Hong Kong and 42nd Hong Kong International Film Festival, this retrospective will screen the early works of one of cinema’s most controversial and enigmatic filmmakers, Werner Herzog.

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Organised by HK Cinefan, this retrospective screens eight movies of the late acclaimed Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni, who is best remembered for the provocative 1966 movie Blowup.
MOViE MOViE CityPlaza, Eastern District

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Hosted by newly opened lifestyle cinema MOViE MOViE, this film festival will screen twelve films about life-long devoted artists.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central

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This special exhibition, featuring over 200 silver objects, zooms in on the role of silver in global economic development.

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Trained in oil painting, Hangzhou artist Xiao Bo’s new works depict abstract scenes that emphasise creative process over finished product.
The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), Southern District

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This free exhibition explores how international trade in ceramics dramatically altered the course of Asian and European art, and how it spread styles, forms and manufacturing technologies throughout the world.
Hong Kong Fringe Club, Central

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Serving gourmet delicacies at the Fringe Vault, a selection of handmade tableware is presented in seasonal themes by contemporary Japanese ceramists.
Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum, Yau Tsim Mong

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The OMNIMAX Show “Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean” captures the beauty and diversity of the ocean, including extraordinary shots of over 30 underwater species and their curious quirks.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

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Heritage institution MILL6 presents ‘TECHSTYLE Series 2.0,’ the second edition of its annual series exploring the significance of textiles in contemporary society.
The Haven by Jacada Travel , Central

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This exhibition showcases the dramatic terrain and otherworldly landscape of Ethiopia as seen through the lens of National Geographic Award-Winning photographer Tugo Cheng.

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French artist Pascal Lièvre re-appropriates terms and symbols of pop culture to create new paradigms through painting, performance and video.  
Hong Kong Film Archive Cinema, Eastern District

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In honour of the Chinese Ghost Festival, the Hong Kong Film Archive presents a special programme of classic movies featuring alluring female ghosts.
Thematic Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Yau Tsim Mong

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200 archaeological finds from old ships of the Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644) will be on display. together with ceramics of the same period unearthed in Hong Kong, showcasing the flourishing trade of the Maritime Silk Road.    

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This exhibition explores the evolving history of contemporary dance on an institutional level, which will be illustrated with examples in local and neighbouring regions.

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Chinese literature, music and drama and dance come together to offer a fresh take on the ancient, ever-enthralling folklore tale.
Duddell's , Central

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Bringing together multidisciplinary works from Hong Kong and abroad, this exhibit contemplates space and tangibility.

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Prager depicts uncontextualized settings, manipulating scale and dimension to challenge our understanding of the boundary between fiction and reality.
Hong Kong Heritage Museum, New Territories

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Held every three years, the Hong Kong International Poster Triennial showcases and collects outstanding poster designs from all over the world through competitions, exhibitions and symposiums.
UG/F, Special Exhibition Gallery, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, Central

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This free exhibition looks back on the arduous journey that Dr Sun Yat-sen, ‘the founding father of  modern China’, faced in the early years of the Republic of China.    
F11 Photographic Museum, Happy Valley

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Portraying scenes of Moscow alongside portraits of artists and intellectuals, this exhibit shows off the photographic mastery of Russian Constructivist Alexander Rodchenko.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Sai Wan

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This exhibit offers a curious window into the religious iconography of the Church of the East, showcasing ancient Nestorian crosses ( 12th-13th centuries) found in north-west China.

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